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Title: Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for converting spent nuclear fuel and surplus plutonium into a vitreous ceramic final waste form wherein spent nuclear fuel is bound in a crystalline matrix which is in turn bound within glass.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
OSTI Identifier:
871090
Patent Number(s):
US 5656009
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; immobilizing; plutonium; vitreous; ceramic; waste; forms; disclosed; method; converting; spent; nuclear; fuel; surplus; final; form; bound; crystalline; matrix; glass; waste form; nuclear fuel; spent nuclear; waste forms; ceramic waste; vitreous ceramic; ceramic final; surplus plutonium; immobilizing plutonium; final waste; crystalline matrix; converting spent; /588/976/

Citation Formats

Feng, Xiangdong, and Einziger, Robert E. Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Feng, Xiangdong, & Einziger, Robert E. Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms. United States.
Feng, Xiangdong, and Einziger, Robert E. Wed . "Process for immobilizing plutonium into vitreous ceramic waste forms". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871090.
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place = {United States},
year = {1997},
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